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Thursday 15 December, 2005

Brambles Industries

Holding(s) in Company

Brambles Industries PLC
15 December 2005

                                  SCHEDULE 10


                   NOTIFICATION OF MAJOR INTERESTS IN SHARES

1)       Name of company



         Brambles Industries plc


2)       Name of shareholder having a major interest


         The Capital Group Companies, Inc.


3)       Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of the shareholder named
         in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or in the case of an individual holder if it is a
         holding of that person's spouse or children under the age of 18



         On behalf of its affiliates


4)       Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of shares held by each of
         them



         See list below


5)       Number of shares/amount of stock acquired


         N/A


6)       Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by company should not be taken into account when
         calculating percentage)

         N/A


7)       Number of shares/amount of stock disposed


         Not disclosed


8)       Percentage of issued class

         N/A


9)       Class of security

         Ordinary shares of 5p each


10)      Date of transaction

         Not advised


11)      Date company informed

         14 December 2005


12)      Total holding following this notification

         41,852,855


13)      Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification (any treasury shares held by
         company should not be taken into account when calculating percentage)

         5.80%


14)      Any additional information


15)      Name of contact and telephone number for queries

         Laura Jackson - (0) 20 7659 6030


16)      Name of authorised company official responsible for making this notification

         Laura Jackson, Company Secretariat



         Date of notification 15 December 2005





Details of Registered Holders

Capital Guardian Trust Company                                                                     2.719%

State Street Nominees Limited                                             3,007,191
Bank of New York Nominees                                                   503,612
Northern Trust                                                              187,700
Chase Nominees Limited                                                   10,417,135
BT Globenet Nominees Ltd.                                                   294,391
Midland Bank plc                                                          1,756,200
Bankers Trust                                                               879,100
Barclays Bank,                                                               27,400

Barclays Global Securities Services
Brown Bros.                                                                  28,135
Nortrust Nominees                                                         1,194,214
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                       58,900
MSS Nominees Limited                                                         30,200
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                                 76,500
Citibank NA                                                                  27,100
Mellon Bank N.A.                                                             51,100
ROY Nominees Limited                                                         26,600
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                                475,800
HSBC                                                                         27,913
JP Morgan Chase Bank                                                        658,078
     Total                                                               19,727,269

Capital International Limited                                                                      1.245%

State Street Nominees Limited                                               211,810
Bank of New York Nominees                                                 3,263,885
Northern Trust                                                              452,120
Chase Nominees Limited                                                    1,004,824
Midland Bank plc                                                            142,500
Bankers Trust                                                                54,200
Barclays Bank,                                                              154,700

Barclays Global Securities Services
Citibank London                                                             180,391
Nortrust Nominees                                                         1,457,757
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                      461,397
MSS Nominees Limited                                                         42,800
State Street Bank & Trust Co                                                146,886
National Westminster Bank                                                   126,500
Lloyds Bank                                                                 108,200
Citibank NA                                                                  54,600
Deutsche Bank AG                                                             97,000
HSBC Bank plc                                                               118,400
Mellon Bank N.A.                                                            148,704
Northern Trust AVFC                                                         185,100
KAS UK                                                                       11,200
Mellon Nominees (UK) Limited                                                420,500
Bank One London                                                             114,680
Clydesdale Bank plc                                                          77,900
     Total                                                                9,036,054


Capital International S.A.                                                                         0.494%

State Street Nominees Limited                                                14,900
Chase Nominees Limited                                                      702,363
Credit Suisse London Branch                                                 103,600
Midland Bank plc                                                            111,600
Barclays Bank, Barclays Global                                              142,900

   Securities Services
Brown Bros.                                                                  85,360
Nortrust Nominees                                                            17,300
Morgan Stanley                                                               21,700
Royal Bank of Scotland                                                       73,640
J.P. Morgan                                                               1,978,600
Lloyds Bank                                                                   9,456
Citibank NA                                                                  56,500
Deutsche Bank AG                                                            154,846
HSBC Bank plc                                                                92,400
HSBC                                                                         18,500
     Total                                                                3,583,665

Capital International, Inc.                                                                        0.056%

State Street Nominees Limited                                               308,300
Bank of New York Nominees                                                    26,400
Nortrust Nominees                                                            53,373
HSBC Bank plc                                                                14,794
     Total                                                                  402,867

Capital Research and Management Company                                                            1.255%

Chase Nominees Limited                                                    9,103,000
     Total                                                                9,103,000




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